Mrs. Ellen Copenheaver, 83, Hanover R.D. 1, widow of John Copenheaver, died at 6:30 p.m. yesterday at the Hanover General Hospital, where she was admitted last Tuesday. Her husband died in 1946. Mrs. Copenheaver was a daughter of the late Michael and Caroline Glatfelter Sterner. She was a member of Jefferson United Brethren Church. Surviving are six children, John M. Copenheaver, Brodbecks R.D. 1; Walter L. and Paul E. Copenheaver and Mrs. John Beck, Hanover R.D. 1; Ernest E. Copenheaver, York, and Ralph E. Copenheaver, Gettysburg R.D. 1; 21 grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Leah Hershey, Spring Grove R.D. 1. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home, Carlisle Street. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth S. Ehrhart, pastor of Jefferson Lutheran Charge, will officiate. Burial will be in Jefferson Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday evening.